Furman Middle has made an great change. The Principals has done a Good Job with enforcing Rules. E-talk, Homework hotlines, and parent websites are the best. Now I can communicate with administration, teachers and staff more effectively! Keep up the GOOD work Furman Middle School..
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Posted by a parent on 09/25/13
well furman is a great school but it has too many rules and i wish that our old principal will com back
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Posted by a student on 02/02/08
I think Furman has too many troubles. Principal Feeny is taking over, and it is for the better. This school has to get a better curriculem. It is not a good school. The discipline is awful. It has problems. I would not recommend attending this school.
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Posted by a parent on 08/05/07
I think Furman is a great school! It has had a couple of incidents but overall it is a great school. The school has very nice staff and the principal is a nice man also. The school is much better than what others have said. No matter what others say, Furman is a good school to go to. Recently, my son
... Read more came home and told me his school got the highest grades on MAP test and Benchmark test out of the whole District. I think that Furman has some of the best teachers that I know. One in particular is the most splendid of them all. She teaches Pre- algebra. she is one that strives you to do your best. thank you for all you've done for my chld. Read less
Posted by a parent on 05/09/07
My kids have only been in this school for a month and I'm ready to move them. They come home everyday telling me about fights they see. They've even said the teachers had to call for backup on more than one occasion. I think the kids are running the school, not the faculty. My daughter and her classmates
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Posted by a parent on 02/02/06
I agree with the other parent. There is chaos in the halls and common areas. My son brings home very little grades and it is impossible for me to get info about tests in advance even though i have asked the teachers repeatedly. My son doesn't like to study so he won't tell me. The homework hotline isn't
... Read more working. The bathrooms are dirty and have very few supplies if any.I would not recommend this school to anyone. Read less
Posted by a parent on 12/09/05
I beleive that students would be safer on the streets than in the halls at Furman. There are constant fights in ths halls and a total lack of discipline or respect. The Superintenent needs to visit the hall of Furman at class changes to see the havoc. Additionally, the bathrooms lack maintenance and
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Sumter schools — Furman Middle School is located at 3400 Bethel Church Rd, Sumter SC 29154. 3400 Bethel Church Rd is in the 29154 ZIP code in Sumter, SC The school district for Furman Middle School is the Sumter County School District 01. Furman Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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